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Old 09-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Berchmans Berchmans is offline
 
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Default Cowling Hinge Pin End Cover

Does anyone make or know of a vendor on this site who makes a cover for the hinge pin for an RV8? something that can be mounted flush on the forward end of the cowling or are these always custom built?
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Old 09-11-2020, 11:54 AM
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Here you go.

https://www.aerosportproducts.com/pr...wl-pin-covers/
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Old 09-11-2020, 01:50 PM
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You might consider running the pins through from the rear; the forward baggage compartment. Easy to do and they are out of sight.
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Old 09-11-2020, 04:26 PM
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Iíve used these ones from Vans Aircraft on all 3 of my RV builds. They work well and sit as flush as you want to make them.

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bi...cowl-hinge-pin
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